USIBA team discusses setting up of Tech Park in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Jan 8 (UNI) A 16-member delegation of US-India Business Alliance (USIBA) met Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and discused with him its proposal to establish an American Technology Park in Haryana.

The delegation had called on Mr Hooda in New Delhi last evening and held talks about cooperation in various ventures. The team specially discussed the establishment of an American Technology Park in Haryana.

The matter had earlier come up in a meeting of the Alliance with the Chief Minister during his visit to US last year.

The Chief Minister apprised the USIBA about the steps that his government had taken about industrial development in the state including an Industrial Model Township near Rohtak and a Global Corridor along the 135-km-long Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway in National Capital Region falling in Haryana.

The state government had been making concerted efforts to provide best possible road and rail connectivity in the region, he said.

Mr Hooda said with the highest per capita income in the country and adoption of new industrial policy, Haryana had become the first choice of investors in India.

This was evident from the fact that the capital investment in the state during last more than two-and-a-half year rule of the present government had crossed over Rs 28,000 crore and around 70 per cent of capital investment in Haryana had been for setting up of industries particularly small and medium ones.

''Haryana has also emerged as the first choice of the companies to set up Special Economic Zones and a seperate policy on setting up SEZ has been formulated to facilitate public and private sector investment,'' he said and added that the state government also had planned to develop nine different cities like film city, fashion city,dry port, entertainment city in different parts of the state.

Earlier, a delegation of Darvesh Group led by Talib Hassan Darvesh also met the Chief Minister for investing in real estate and sharing of latest technology in Safety and Security of the buildings.

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